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Avalon R.

Avalon R.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Book editor and author coach with 10+ years in publishing, turning debut novelists into award-winners. Memoir, lit fic, thriller, and more!


Work experience:

  • Inkshares
  • Umano

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romantic Comedy Romance Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Travel Contemporary Fiction Historical Mysteries Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Entertainment

Genoveva L.

Genoveva L.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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I'm an editor with 18 years of experience helping experts, thought leaders, and professors write books that matter.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Jossey-Bass, a division of Wiley
  • HarperCollins
  • Ten Speed Press
  • Crown, a division of Random House
  • Harvard Business Review Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Humanities & Social Sciences

Conor W.

Conor W.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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A transplant from Hollywood, I love working w/ writers of all formats to take stories to the next level, particularly in speculative fiction


Work experience:

  • Fox Broadcasting Company
  • Original Film
  • Eleven11 Productions
  • Bardbarian Story Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction Fiction Science Fiction Plays & Screenplays Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy Urban Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Epic Fantasy

Karrin V.

Karrin V.

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Editorial professional for 10+ years, specializing in educational content and personal nonfiction. You write. I polish. You shine.


Work experience:

  • Weber Shandwick
  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • AuntMinnie.com

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Education & Reference Entertainment Writing & Publishing

Rebecca W.

Rebecca W.

San Diego, CA, USA

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Experienced illustrated nonfiction editor in print & digital products for children & adults.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Health & Wellbeing Entertainment Home & Garden Writing & Publishing Travel DIY & Crafts

Allison S.

Allison S.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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I'm a seasoned editor and author specializing in lifestyle books and media.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Design Art Humanities & Social Sciences Parenting & Families Architecture Health & Wellbeing

Sabine M.

Sabine M.

San Diego, CA, USA

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After more than 20 years as a newspaper writer/editor, I can make your book on food, drink, travel, and interior design come to life.


Work experience:

  • Cox Enterprises
  • McClatchy
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Thriller & Suspense Fiction

Shauna P.

Shauna P.

San Antonio, TX, USA

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Ten years experience copy editing and proofreading inspirational first-person, devotional, and academic works, 8 at traditional publishers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Zondervan Publishing House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Education & Reference

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